Overall good condition consistent with age and use. Wear to the ebonised surfaces throughout with minor oxidation to the metal elelements. A small segment of the central panel on the top surface is missing and measures approximately 1.5 x 5 cm. Lifting of the veneer to one corner of the top surface edge as visible in the printed and online catalogues. Twelve vertical wooden elements surrounting the frame are missing as partially visible in the printed and online catalogues. A slight separation of the wooden panel on one side where a seam is visiblem and there are minor losses to the pointed wooden elements on the panels. Thirteen vertical and horizontal elements near the base of the legs are missing, and one foot has old tape surrounding itm as partially visible in the printed and online catalogues. "In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."